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Senior Product Manager, HIV - Switzerland

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Job Description

As the Senior Product Manager, HIV, Switzerland you will be responsible for all operational marketing aspects in our HIV business unit with focus on life cycle management of our portfolio and later launches to come, to ensure future growth of this asset. This position is based in Zug, Switzerland and will report to the Director, Sales & Marketing. 

Gilead is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. The company strives to transform and simplify care for people with life-threatening illnesses around the world. Founded in 1987, Gilead has approximately 10,000 employees and operations in more than 35 countries worldwide.

Gilead is known for its innovative products, start-up culture, lean teams and the deep expertise of its people. Gilead teams work in an agile and nimble way, and in a fast-paced, high-speed, high accountability environment.

Specific Job Requirements:

  • Leads Promotion Review Committee process to ensure marketing materials are cleared for promotional use and secures final production.
  • Demonstrated excellence in project management and effectively managing multiple projects and priorities.
  • Leverages market research and analytics critical to directing brand strategies and optimizing marketing tactics.
  • Analyzes complex problems and situations, provides logical recommendations and leads any required action planning.
  • Directs tactical plan development and implementation.
  • Takes a lead role in representing company at professional events and promotes company products at such events.
  • Ensures that all marketing activities follow regulatory and legal requirements.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Must have the ability to conduct analysis and use complex analytical tools.
  • Must have demonstrated excellence in project management and effectively manages multiple projects/priorities.
  • Must possess strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communications skills and ability to efficiently and productively communicate to a variety of groups and audiences.
  • Must have demonstrated understanding of pharmaceutical regulatory requirements and impact on development of marketing materials.
  • Strategic thinker with ability to formulate, develop and execute development strategy.
  • Ability to conceive, develop and implement multi-dimensional marketing and business plans.
  • Strong presence with ability to command respect through exercise of sound business judgment and clear decision-making is required.
  • Experience coordinating cross-functional teams or work groups.
  • Ability to successfully work with external agencies, including advertising, public relations and medical education vendors to develop programs and materials is required.
  • Ability to manage budgets is required.

Specific education and experience requirements:

  • Product/Brand Management experience, previous portfolio life cycle management desired.
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or related fields.
  • Familiarity with marketing fundamentals, strategy, sales and commercial policies and practices.
  • Previous experience in marketing research and/or pharmaceutical sales desired.
  • Therapeutic Area knowledge would be an asset.
  • Experience with Advocacy, Community and National Health systems and services are preferred.


  • Resilient and acumen profile with the ability to deliver in an ambiguous environment
  • Ability to engage and manage multiple stakeholders to achieve the objective
  • Curious with learning agility
  • Operationally excellent, strong executor
  • Organized with systematic approach to prioritization
  • Process orientated to achieve the business objective

Gilead Commercial competencies

  • Initiative into Action
  • Strategic approach
  • Communications Impact and influence
  • Customer relationship building
  • Customer and market insights
  • Business analytics

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

It is the policy of Gilead Sciences, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively "Gilead" or the "Company") to recruit select and employ the most qualified persons available for positions throughout the Company.  Except if otherwise provided by applicable law, all  employment actions relating to issues such as compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, returns from layoffs, company-sponsored training, education assistance, social and recreational programs are administered on a non-discriminatory basis (i.e. without regard to protected characteristics or prohibited grounds, which may include an individual’s gender, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition, veteran status, and age, unless such protection is prohibited by federal, state, municipal, provincial, local or other applicable laws).  Gilead also prohibits discrimination based on any other characteristics protected by applicable laws.

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